Orthodox Christian Church of the Dormition of the Theotokos in Concord,
NH celebrated its first Vigil and Divine Liturgy on the Feast of the
Dormition of our Lady, the Theotokos, August 15/28, 1981.|
and thereafter, the clergy and laity of the parish placed
themselves under the mighty protection of the most holy Mother of God
(in Greek Theotokos).
the time the first Liturgy was celebrated, the church was a small
temple occupying a room just 12 x 15 feet on the first floor of the
priest's house. With the growth of the parish and after much struggle
and prayer, the present building was purchased in June of 1993.
2012, the Dormition of the Theotokos Orthodox Church became a member of
the Eparchial Synod of the Church of the Genuine Orthodox Christians of
America (GOC of America),
is an autonomous eparchy of the Church of the Genuine Orthodox
Christians of Greece, presided by His Beatitude, Kallinikos, Archbishop
Dormition of the Theotokos parish is comprised of families from
English, Greek, Russian, French, Italian, and German descent, with many
converts to the Orthodox faith.
full yearly cycle of Orthodox Christian services are celebrated
according to the Traditional Ecclesiastical (Julian) calendar. The
Divine Liturgy is celebrated each and every Sunday and on major feast
days. Great Vespers is served on Saturday evenings and the evening
before a great feast.
Services are conducted primarily in English, though Greek and Russian
are used by request.
are always welcome to our services and a community meal is held each
Sunday and on feast days immediately following the Divine Liturgy.
Should you wish to receive the Mystery of Holy Communion, please
contact Father Andrew in advance.
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